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Methamphetamine shipment from USA seized in Tonga  - 2 comments
Boston Rob says:

It's odd as I wouldn't have thought that Tonga would be a viable destination for drug trafficking unless it was going to be forwarded on to the bigger markets in Australasia.

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Methamphetamine shipment from USA seized in Tonga  - 2 comments
Netatua.Pelesikoti says:

Excellent work Tonga Police and keep at it as a priority.

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Opinion

  • Wednesday 25 April 2018 10:00am


    Basel, Switzerland
    : Ending an epidemic is a marathon undertaking, and in the case of malaria, we are nearing the finish line. But we will need to keep up the momentum. Still, mounting challenges such as drug and insecticide resistance threaten to reverse the progress we have made. For two consecutive years now, malaria deaths have risen, while funding has flatlined. This year’s World Malaria Day (April 25) should thus spur a redoubling of our efforts. Eradicating malaria will require new medical and health-policy solutions as well as stronger political will.
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Sports

  • Monday 23 April 2018 8:39pm


    Sydney, Australia
    : The Tonga Under-18 Rugby 7s team finished fourth at the U18 Oceania Rugby Sevens Championship in Sydney, Australia. The two-day tournament ended yesterday 22 April with Australia taking Gold after comprehensively defeating U18 Samoa 32 - 7.
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  • Wednesday 18 April 2018 6:06pm


    Gold Coast, Australia
    : The Commonwealth Games wrapped up on Sunday April 15 with the last two Tongan athletes competing in Shotput and Shooting on April 13-14 respectively. Shooter Henry Liutai did not qualify in the finals, however in Women's Shotput, Atamaama Tu'utafaiva qualified for the finals where she threw a personal best.
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  • Monday 23 February 2009 9:18am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : As we are rushing to gather ideas to structure a new system of government, it is only wise for us to stop and have another critical look at what the Tongan parliament has forced on us to determine over a ridiculously short period of time. Editor's Comment.
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  • Wednesday 18 March 2009 11:00am


    Nuku'alofa, Tonga
    : Following the posting of my Editorial, "Fresh new parliament needs fresh new members" on February 23, there has been some aggressive flak from a People's Representative and reactions from political observers that attempt to distract from the points that were made. I have consistently pointed out that if Tonga sets up a new parliament with such a composition of 26 members...it is clear to see we will put a dictator in power. The great challenge before Tonga now is to put a democratic government into place as soon as possible and to avoid allowing vested interests to create a dictatorship. Editor's Comment.
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